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Jun 1, 2023

Auckland Bands for Hire - 20+ Incredible Bands for Hire

By Sophie Mashlan

Get ready to level up your Auckland event! When it comes to planning a killer gathering, nothing beats the energy of live music. Look no further because we've meticulously curated the ultimate list of Auckland's finest bands for hire.

From high-octane party bands to mesmerizing acoustic musicians, sophisticated jazz bands, and elegant string quartets, we have all the inside info on Auckland’s best musical talent. Whether you're hosting a prestigious corporate extravaganza, a chic canapés and cocktails affair, or an unforgettable birthday bash, our handpicked selection guarantees a show-stopping experience. Trust us, we've got the pulse of Auckland's music scene, and we're here to make your event the talk of the town. Don't settle for anything less than extraordinary – choose from our exclusive roster and make your event an unparalleled success!

aUCKLAND Party Bands

If you're craving a non-stop dance extravaganza at your event, we’ve got you covered! A party band is the exhilarating choice that guarantees an unforgettable night of relentless groove. Prepare to surrender to the irresistible beats as these seasoned musicians command the stage, keeping you on your feet 'til the break of dawn. With every note, they'll have you belting out your favorite tunes and moving in sync with an energy that's simply unstoppable. Get ready to experience the explosive heights of entertainment as we present to you the definitive list of Auckland's ultimate party bands. Brace yourself for an electrifying journey that will leave you breathless!

Arcade Avenue

Genres: Classic Hits, 80s, Top 40

Arcade Avenue's sole mission is to ignite the dance floor and witness your best moves. With a collective of exceptionally talented musicians, each radiating their distinctive energy, Arcade Avenue guarantees a mesmerizing experience tailored to all. Their repertoire effortlessly weaves together modern hits like "Blinding Lights," "Cooler than Me," and "Treasure" with timeless gems such as Prince's iconic "Kiss" and Stevie Wonder's soulful "Superstition." This seamless fusion of beloved classics and contemporary tracks ensures an irresistible medley that resonates with everyone's musical preferences.

Arcade Avenue made my 60th birthday bash a fun memorable occasion for myself, my family and my friends. They had us all up dancing right from the first song till the last song. Talented bunch of young artists lead by Taylor Roche who I would highly recommend 10 out of 10


Selected Songs

Lionel Richie
All Night Long

Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk

Jason Mraz
I’m Yours

The Jacksons
Blame it on Boogie

George Michael

Backstreet Boys
I Want it That Way


Sweet Dreams

Vanessa Carlton
A Thousand Miles

Stevie Wonder
Master Blaster

Arcade Avenue Profile

Kid Radio

Genres: Top 40, Funk & Soul, R'n'B

Prepare to witness a one-of-a-kind experience with Kid Radio. Bid farewell to the worn-out pub anthems of the past, as this band boasts a songlist that is nothing short of explosive, filled with jams to keep you grooving all night. If the names Prince, Kanye, Stevie, Justin, Luther, and Michael strike a chord within you, then Kid Radio is the band you've been waiting for. Seamlessly blending the biggest and boldest hits from the realms of pop, hip hop, and R&B, they create a sensational musical fusion. With their diverse repertoire, expect an unstoppable onslaught of back-to-back bangers that will keep you entertained all night long.

Amazing performance again from Kid Radio at our Staff Event at the end of July. Cannot thank these guys enough for the atmosphere and tunes they played for our staff. Thanks again guys!



Selected Songs

Donny Hathaway
What's Going On

American Boy

Cosmic Girl

Feel Like Making Love

Hold On, We're Going Home


Pharrell Williams

John Legend
Green Light



Genres: Pop, Classic Hits, Top 40

Prepare for an unforgettable night with Bang Bang. This sensational band goes above and beyond, ensuring your dancefloor is brimming with energy and excitement. With their fiery passion and exceptional musicianship, Bang Bang sets the stage ablaze, captivating audiences with an explosive repertoire of absolute bangers. Their musical selection spans the eras, from the timeless sounds of Stevie Wonder and Prince to the infectious beats of The B52s and ABBA. Brace yourself for an irresistible lineup of all-time greatest hits that will have you dancing all night.

Bang Bang were amazing!! Everyone absolutely loved them, they were outstanding. Loads of people dancing and singing along. I will definitely be booking them again, much appreciated!


Selected Songs

Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud

Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk

Nina Simone
My Baby Just Cares For Me

Van Morrison
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Etta James
At Last

The Killers
Mr Brightside

Justin Timberlake
Can’t Stop The Feeling

Taylor Swift
Shake It Off




Genres: Pop, RnB, Classic Hits

Prepare to embark on a musical journey like no other with Flipside Collective. This extraordinary band masterfully blends a diverse range of genres including house, disco, hip hop, soul, and pop classics, ensuring an unforgettable experience that caters to every musical taste. With their vibrant performances, Flipside Collective offers a fusion of upbeat party jams and soulful disco hits that will keep you on your feet all night long. Their extensive songlist encompasses the chart-topping sounds of Dua Lipa, the soulful melodies of Aretha Franklin and Amy Winehouse, the legendary hits of Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, and the timeless creations of Stevie Wonder. Alongside these iconic names, they effortlessly incorporate a wide array of disco and soul classics into their repertoire. Get ready to immerse yourself in a captivating blend of rhythms and melodies as Flipside Collective transports you to a world where every song is a celebration.

Selected Songs

Whitney Houston
I’m Every Woman

Cheryl Lynn
To Be Real

Michael Jackson
Rock With You

Dancing Queen


Janet Jackson
Together Again

Maroon 5
Sunday Morning

Diana Ross
I'm Coming Out

Stevie Wonder
Signed Seal Delivered

Bobby Brown
Every Little Step